At Meharry SACS, students can gain hands-on, practical experience working with health care, financial and other data. Applying classroom concepts to these datasets is important to strengthening their data science expertise and also helps them build a portfolio of projects for future career opportunities.
Each Black Friday, online and brick-and-mortar retailers seek to kick off a successful holiday shopping season through strategically targeted sales. Machine learning algorithms make these sophisticated cmampaigns possible by using big data to predict demand, even as it changes through consumer behavior.
Data diversity is an important step to improving health equity as data science applications continue to drive health care decisions. Big data is used throughout the health care industry. Health systems, health insurance providers, pharmaceutical companies and government agencies use data to predict risk, advance drug discovery, guide treatment protocols, manage costs and allocate resources….
Meharry Medical College’s School of Applied Computational Sciences (SACS) has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant award in the amount of $671,411 to create a high-performance computing network with two supercomputers.
With the supercomputer addition to the data resources of the School of Applied Computational Sciences, Meharry Medical College is positioned to take a giant step forward in improving clinical care, innovative research and health care education.
Jane Yu, M.D., Ph.D., is a solution architect for Microsoft Corporation specializing in IT systems for data science, AI, and machine learning.
SACS is representing Meharry on the COVID-19 Consortium of HCA Healthcare and Academia for Research Generation (CHARGE).
The explosion of information presents exciting opportunities for industries to grow through data science. Health care, finance, energy, media and several other industries are discovering insights from big data through data science that help businesses make strategic decisions and optimize outcomes.
The potential to improve public health, clinical outcomes, treat complex diseases and advance drug discovery is possible through health care data science.
A master’s degree in data science can lead to attractive career opportunities and provide valuable real-world experiences.